Bitcoin developer Rusty Russell discovered a vulnerability in various Lightning Network (LN) implementations that could lead to a loss of funds.
According to him, users of the Eclair wallet from the French startup ACINQ, c-lightning from Blockstream and the lnd client from Lightning Labs need to urgently update the software. Russell also wrote that details of the vulnerability would be released in a few weeks, September 27th.
A vulnerability has been found and fixed in various LN projects, including Eclair.
Please upgrade to Eclair 0.3.1 / Eclair Mobile 0.4.7+ ASAP.
— ACINQ (@acinq_co) August 30, 2019
ACINQ representatives thanked the developer for the information provided and urged to upgrade to the new versions of Eclair and Eclair Mobile.